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Good place for a relaxing afternoon

A couple of years ago this beach had a bunch of dismal restaurants and was a bit dirty, but now... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
Thomas R
Easy day trip

We enjoyed our day at El Silencio. However, we went early and during the week day. This is not a... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2015
Arfilis
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13 May 2017
“Good place for a relaxing afternoon”
10 May 2016
“Clean renewed beach!”
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About 26 miles from Lima, Playa el Silencio offers a window into Peru's memorable summer time. Try the fresh ceviche on the beach, delivered directly to your spot in the sand.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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42 km al Sur de Lima, Punta Hermosa, Peru
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+51 985 704 857
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

A couple of years ago this beach had a bunch of dismal restaurants and was a bit dirty, but now there are a just few restaurants set back off the beach, and they will bring beers and food out to your towels and umbrellas happily....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Thomas R
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The old restaurants in the beach front have been cleared up. No more contamination! The few restaurants left are good and clean and are located under the cliff, not obstructing the beach view. The ocean is calm and in good swells you have the best...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank pikichon
Reviewed May 3, 2016

I am not sure what happened, but the restaurants have been torn down. At this time, I am uncertain if the beach is open to the public.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Arfilis
Reviewed January 18, 2016

El Silencio beach is the closest “beach” outside of Lima (about 25 mins). There were patches of the water that were very opaque, but other patches that were normal. I’m sure the opaque parts were just “minerals” in the water or something, but it was...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Alilu007
Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Silencio Beach is gorgeous, soft white sands generously sprinkled with brightly colored shells, gentle sea breeze, gentle ocean waves, and pelicans diving for fish. I went back several times over several days and it was always gorgeous!

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank AW1008
Reviewed February 24, 2015

We enjoyed our day at El Silencio. However, we went early and during the week day. This is not a beach for young children. It lacks zero depth entry and if a child gets too close to where the waves are breaking they run the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
4  Thank Arfilis
Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great beach, small town, need to go in private car as going by bus is not very accessible. In my opinion you have to know how to swim well to get into this beach, good for surfers.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Estela S
Reviewed January 22, 2012

El Silencio beach might have been a great place to visit at one time in the past, but it is not anymore. The water is cold, there are high waves, making it less than ideal to visit with a family (or coming out of the...More

Date of experience: January 2012
6  Thank BobKop
Reviewed January 2, 2012

Spend many days of my youth on this great beach, but now its full of beach restaurants and crowded, specially on weekends.

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank xochitl
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